MoneyGram merges with Zeepay to extend mobile money

Posted by - September 14, 2018

Global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services, MoneyGram has partnered with Zeepay to extend its mobile money and remittance services across the world to ensure that individuals can now receive money into their mobile money wallet no matter the location. “This is an important milestone for MoneyGram in Ghana as we’re now offering

Paylater, The Mobile App Providing Nigerian Consumers with Access to Credit, Has Reached 1 Million Downloads

Posted by - August 3, 2018

Paylater is issuing loans to Nigerians completely digitally, without seeing or speaking to customers In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61% of the adult population is un- or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent a tremendous opportunity to get formal banking services in the hands of Nigerian consumers to provide much needed

Visa Schools Merchants on New Mobile Payment Codes

Posted by - August 9, 2017

Visa has announced its support of the new global QR Code Payment Specifications from EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV Specifications. The specifications cover consumer-presented and merchant-presented QR code use cases for digital payment acceptance. QR Codes are two-dimensional machine-readable barcodes, used to facilitate mobile payments at the point-of-sale. Visa and the

Keystone Bank Launches Mobile Banking Solution

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Keystone Bank Limited has officially launched a new mobile banking solution to make banking simpler and interesting for its customers. The bank’s *553# Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) banking solution would enable its customers to perform financial transactions on all known mobile phones (Feature, Smartlite or Smart), without having to go on the net or

FirstBank Launches Mobile Payment Solution

Posted by - July 31, 2017

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered Visa to launch a mobile payment solution mVisa. This mobile solution, according to the bank, allows customers pay for goods and services by scanning a QR code using a smart phone via the FirstMobile App. Payment goes straight from the consumer’s FirstBank account into the merchant’s account and